Sep 25, 2012 2:30pm PDT
this hour -- at the start of the un general assembly in new york, barack obama calls for action on syria where it security detail remains deadlocked. >> the head the european central bank defends the bank's bond- buying plans. >> and haunting masterpieces -- a museum in frankfurt exhibits paintings that happen to the dark side of romanticism -- tap into the dark side of romanticism. under way in new york. right now, much of the international community is focused on the conflict in syria. u.s. president barack obama in his address called for world leaders to end the regime of bashar al assad. >> the emir of qater, which is reportedly spending symbols -- emir of qatar, reportedly funding rebels, went so far as to say the regime should be taken down. russia and china indicated they have no intention of abandoning assad. >> the conflict in syria overshadowed every other topic at the opening of the general assembly in new york. the u.n. security council remains divided over sanctions against damascus, which have been blocked by syrian allies. u.n. secretary-general ban ki- moon renewed his ca
Sep 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
worldwide. the key to regaining market share depends on how they fair in india. nhk world. >>> the obama administration has rewarded president thein sein since he took office last year. it's starting to lift a ban on imports from myanmar following similar steps to ease restrictions on finance and investments. thein sein received the news from hillary clinton during a visit to the united states. >> reporter: to attend the u.n. general semibly. secretary of state hillary clinton told him that the obama administration would begin easing its ban on imports from myanmar. >> in recognition of the continued progress toward reform and in response to requests from both the government and the opposition, united states is taking the next step in normalizing our commercial relationship. >> reporter: he expressed his gratitude and said the people of myanmar would be happy that economic restrictions are being eased. clinton made a point of reminding him the division of aung san suu kyi. she visited the u.s. earlier this month for the first time since her release from the house arrest in november 2010.
Sep 26, 2012 2:30pm PDT
to civilian nuclear research. his speech came a day after president obama told the general assembly that washington would do whatever is necessary to prevent iran from getting nuclear arms. >> ahmadinejad used his final appearance on the united nations stage to criticize israel once again. >> continued threats by the uncivilized zionists to resort to military action are a bitter reality in my great country. >> western nations, which accused iran of developing nuclear weapons, usually walk out during his speeches, but the seats filled up with this man took the stage -- the egyptian president addressed the assembly on the need for international negotiations rather than military intervention in syria. >> we need a solution that preserves the unity of this brotherly state, involves all factions of the syrian people without mitchell, religious, or sectarian division. >> he also said it was outrageous that palestinians are still being denied their right to an independent state. the dig at israel was no doubt appreciated by iran. >> for more, we go now to our correspondent, who is standing
Sep 23, 2012 5:30pm PDT
u.s. president barack obama and secretary of state hillary rodham clinton on monday. she also met moon on friday in new york. she plans to cooperate with myanmar's president to promote national develop. >> i do support the easing of sanctions because i think that our people must start taking responsibility for their own destiny. >> during her visit so far, the opposition party leader has met with people from myanmar who fled government oppression. >> translator: i invite you all even if you are outside myanmar to come together and help our country. >> suu kyi will continue to call for reconciliation between the u.s. and myanmar and also among the people of myanmar during her visit to the u.s. which lasts until october 3rd. >>> japan's environment ministry has decided to study wildlife in no entry areas around the crippled fukushima daiichi plant in preparation for the return of residents in the future. the decision follows a number of reports about wild boars and monkeys from people who temporarily returned to their home. experts believe the populations of boars and monkeys which